Interact with Rancher using command line interface (CLI) tools from your workstation.

Rancher CLI

Follow the steps in rancher cli.

Ensure you can run rancher kubectl get pods successfully.

kubectl

Install the kubectl utility. See install kubectl.

Configure kubectl by visiting your cluster in the Rancher Web UI then clicking on Kubeconfig, copying contents and putting into your ~/.kube/config file.

Run kubectl cluster-info or kubectl get pods successfully.